Aroland First Nation

Site: Band Office - Mailing Address

Service: Housing Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Community has approx 130 houses; all homes serviced with electricity, water and sewer services 
  • Garbage disposal available at the Ministry of Natural Resources Dump Site
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed
Offers the following services:
  • Provides recommendations and changes to the housing policy
  • Receives and reviews applications for renovations, new housing units, housing loans and housing renovation loans
  • Reviews rents to ensure payments are made
  • Arranges inspections of rental units and community houses for maintenance, repairs and renovations
  • Carries out annual maintenance and repairs on behalf of tenants and ensures work is completed
  • Maintains a comprehensive database on all community housing units that includes information such as what programs were accessed for building and repairs, loans outstanding, services (water, sewer, roads) available, inspection reports, condition of unit, year it was built and other unit particulars
Also responsible for:
  • Providing assistance in the long-term planning of minor/major capital projects
  • Development and maintenance of all documents and forms related to housing including leases, releases and notices
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation
Eligibility Members of Aroland First Nation
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-329-5970
Fax 807-329-5750
E-Mail arolandfirstnation@yahoo.ca
Website firstnation.ca/aroland
Primary Executive Bernard Gagnon, Housing Coordinator
Alternate Executive Alice Towedo, Band Manager; Email: towedoalice@gmail.com
Site Location Settlement is located 60 km N of Geraldton, then 20 km W of Nakina on Hwy 643
Located In Community Aroland First Nation
Address Hwy 643
Aroland, ON P0T 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Program 
PO Box 10 
Aroland First Nation 
Aroland, ON P0T 1B0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)